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Support for research - Pioneer Fellowship

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The Pioneer Fellowship 2012 competition is closed.

With the co-operative support of UniCredit & Universities, Pioneer Investments, launched a competition for one research fellowship for young economists who have a Ph.D. or who are about to be awarded one. Applicants must be fluent in English and Italian, both written and spoken.

The fellowship will last twelve months. The winner will receive a monthly stipend of € 3,000 before tax. The fellowship will be fully funded by Pioneer Investments.

During the fellowship period the winner will be asked to develop a research project in the fields of: “applied microeconomics”, “behavioural finance”, “household finance” and “financial market microstructure”. The fellow will carry out her/his activity within the Economic & Market Research Unit of Pioneer Investments in Milan.

The winner is Daniela Buscaglia from University of Pavia (Italy).

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